Indian Butterscotch Ice Cream

    No-churn Butterscotch Ice Cream is so easy to make with few ingredients and doesn’t require an ice cream machine. Flavored with Indian butterscotch essence, this ice cream has chunks of praline and is so good on a hot summer day! You can make the ice cream base in less than 30 minutes!

    Butterscotch Ice Cream is very popular in India however we do not get it here in the US except at Indian ice cream stores. The butterscotch flavor in India is different...

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    Instant Pot Burmese Samosa Soup

    Samosa Soup is a flavorful lentil based vegan soup which is served with Samosa along with other toppings. The addition of samosa makes it very flavorful, filling and a complete meal in itself!

    The first time I tasted samosa soup was at the Burma Superstar restaurant in San Francisco. One look at their menu and I knew I wanted to order it. After all it had samosa in it and who doesn’t like samosa? The soup exceeded my expectations! There was...

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    Vegan Masala Chai

    If you have been looking for the perfect Vegan Chai recipe then look no further! This vegan masala chai is wonderfully spiced and tastes very close to the one made with dairy. You will not miss the dairy at all in this chai!

    I have been trying various versions of vegan chai for the last 2 years. Initially I was just curious, and then last year I wanted to reduce my dairy consumption and see if it...

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    Mom’s Kathal & Chana Dal Kebab

    My mom made these delicious melt-in-mouth kebabs (patties) made with kathal (jackfruit), chana dal and a bunch of whole spices! We used to relish them with parathas and chutneys. These are also vegan and gluten-free.

    There are few things which I distinctly remember were my mom’s specialty in the kitchen. One of them were these kathal and chana dal kebabs. These kebabs are more of a eastern Uttar Pradesh thing I think? because I have not heard about them anywhere...

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    Veg Puff

    Make bakery style veg puff with this easy recipe using store bought puff pastry. Made with mixed vegetables, these make a great snack with chai or you can also enjoy them for breakfast or lunch!

    Made with puff pastry and filled with a spicy vegetable filling, these puffs were something I grew up eating. We would also call them veg patties.

    And pretty sure if you are an Indian and did your schooling from India,...

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    Dosa Waffles

    Make these savory waffles with leftover dosa batter. Made with rice and lentils, these Dosa Waffles make a filling breakfast or lunch and are also gluten-free and vegan. Once you have the batter ready, you can make these in less than 30 minutes!

    I make a large batch of my to-go idli dosa batter often. After we make idli, dosa and uttapam with it, we are usually still left with a lot more and that’s when I use my waffle maker to make these Dosa Waffles or you can also call them...

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    Eggless French Toast

    Make your mornings special with these Eggless French Toast which get done in 30 minutes or less! These taste just like your favorite French toast with crispy crust and soft and fluffy center but made without eggs.

    Growing up in India, eggless desserts were pretty common. A lot of people back home do not eat eggs, and most of the time it has to do with religious beliefs rather than an egg allergy.

    So I...

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    Smoked Tandoori Paneer Sandwich

    This Tandoori Paneer Sandwich has a spicy paneer filling with cilantro chutney, sriracha mayonnaise & cheese! It’s spicy, cheesy and has a infused smoky flavor through charcoal. It makes the perfect brunch for the weekend.

    I haven’t shared many sandwich recipes here on the blog and that needs to change. Sandwiches are often thought to be quite simple and may I say boring?

    In my opinion...

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    Acai Bowl

    Making Acai Bowl at home is so easy with just few ingredients! Topped with fresh fruits, granola, this bowl is packed with nutrition and makes a filling breakfast! Even better, you can make these in 10 minutes!

    On our last trip to Hawaii, one of the things which really caught my attention were the Acai Bowls. They were so widely available on the island with all sorts of toppings.

    I had Acai bowl everyday for my breakfast while I...

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    Vegan Sushi

    These vegan sushi rolls filled with avocado, cucumber and carrots are so easy to make even if you are a beginner! With only few ingredients, you can enjoy them in the comfort of your home.

    Before I talk about the recipe, I would like to put a little disclaimer- I understand this isn’t really “sushi” since sushi has to have fish. This is based on some of the vegan maki rolls I have had at several Japanese restaurants in the US....

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    Instant Pot Sushi Rice

    Make this easy Sushi Rice in the Instant Pot with zero monitoring and in less than 30 minutes! This is the perfect sticky rice to make sushi rolls at home.

    Even though Sushi isn’t vegetarian, yet these days you have so many vegetarian options at restaurants that serve sushi.

    There are all kind of rolls with avocados, cucumber and we really enjoy them. One of my favorites has been with a mango glaze that I...

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    Veg Cutlet

    Veg Cutlet made with potatoes, carrots, beans and peas are great for snack time!

    These are lightly spiced, pan-fried, crispy on the outside and soft on the inside and also vegan.

    I remember my house help back in India would make these delicious veg cutlets for our Sunday breakfast sometimes.

    The breakfast on Sunday was always...

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